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NHS Costs and charging: Publicity, shame and complexity

Commenting on today’s press about Jeremy Hunt has created waves with his new plan to state the cost of medicines on the label and with his comment last night (July 2nd) on Question Time that he is not opposed to … Continue reading

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NHS car park charges – what’s the real issue?

I was on @daybreak TV this morning at 7.15am talking about NHS car parking charges. It’s reoccurring subject and Cambridge University Hospitals NHS FT and the Royal Free Hospital NHS FT were both ‘named and shamed’ as the worst offenders … Continue reading

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Scrapping prescription charges

The BMA has repeatedly called for prescription charges to be scrapped in the UK, yet a GP survey has found that 63% are against this abolition for patients. Abolishing prescription charges does seem the ‘fairest and the simplest’ way of … Continue reading

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